The medium size city of Brandon is economically diverse with both blue- and white-collar residents working in office support and sales roles. It's a well-educated area with middle class residents who are ethnically diverse. More than 23% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino descent. High-speed internet access in Brandon is on par with access to all of Florida. 99% of Brandon can connect to this service, compared with 95% of Florida.
Cable internet from Brighthouse Networks reaches 98% of residents. Frontier Fios offers fiber optics to 91% of homes, which is higher than fiber optics access in much of the country. Frontier Fios also reaches 45% of residents east of I-75 with DSL. Within that same area, Xfinity provides another cable option to 24% of homes. An additional fiber optics option is FPL FiberNet LLC.
Commercial users in the area have access to DSL, fiber optics and copper wire from a variety of service providers including Megapath, FPL FiberNet, and TW Telecom.